News Release

REF NO.: 250

SUBJECT: Memorial University hosts an appreciation BBQ for faculty, staff and retirees

DATE: August 23, 2007

Memorial University is hosting an appreciation BBQ for faculty, staff, and retirees. The BBQ has become a campus tradition in the last few years. The BBQ is happening today, Thursday, Aug. 23, 2007, from 3 – 8 p.m., in the Dining Hall and Paton College Courtyard. Over 700 faculty, staff, and retirees of Memorial’s St. John’s campus and Marine Institute are expected at the annual BBQ to enjoy good food, live music and entertainment, some prizes and a great time! 
“The annual Summer BBQ is an opportunity to acknowledge the work that staff, faculty and retirees do and thank them for their many efforts”, said Lisa Hollett, director of Human Resources.” As Memorial University begins another academic year, this is a time to celebrate successes, refresh acquaintances as the summer draws to a close and talk about the future.” Admission to the BBQ is a non-perishable food item or monetary contribution to the Campus Food Bank. The BBQ is supported through campus fundraising and this year is also sponsored by Honeywell. A BBQ will also be held on the Sir Wilfred Grenfell College campus on a later date.

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